Round the World in 40 Days: Stage 1 – Golden Triangle of Agra, Jaipur and Delhi

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Just six months after we first had the idea of taking a Round the World in 40 Days journey, we have now completed Stage 1, a spectacular Golden Triangle tour of Agra, Jaipur and Delhi in India. Our epic round the world …

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Just My Cup of Tea – Isaac’s Tea Trail in the North Pennines

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Written by Anne Leuchars (A Runner-up entry in the Off the Beaten Track Writing Competition.) I never thought I’d do anything worthy of the record books, but surely taking six months to walk 36 miles wins the prize for ‘Slowest …

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Unveiling Burma – A Fourteen Day Tour of Myanmar

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Guest author, Charles Askew, describes his experiences on a Saga Holidays Myanmar tour that he undertook with his wife last year. As people who love visiting countries in the Far East my wife and I had been keen to travel …

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Touring Normandy, the Loire Valley and Brittany in June

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STE’s Holiday Editor, Tony Taylor, reports on his experiences driving around North-West France. My wife and I had not visited France for many years and felt a return visit was well overdue. Taking advantage of being retired senior travellers, we …

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Bobbinfield Blast Off – Out of This World

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Written by Carolyn Ward (A Runner-up entry in the Off the Beaten Track Writing Competition.) It was quite by accident that we discovered the secret launch site, built as an addition to our tiny local airport. The vineyards around Bobbinfield …

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Out of Place at Weston Park

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Written by Simon Whaley (A Runner-up entry in the Off the Beaten Track Writing Competition.) “You’re in the School Room,” advises the Under Butler, as he carries my flimsy outlet-shopping-centre-bought suitcase into the room. I’m greeted by the beautiful, classical …

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